I have a 701 with the tri-gear amphibious floats. If I upgrade to the 750, will these floats adapt to the 750 airframe ?   

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Of course all things are adaptable , but if they are the 13'-2" floats they may be a little under floated, I like the flat spring mount you have , it is more into ground effect and gets off shorter then the Newer style gear leg mounts, if the floats you have are 15'-5' long then you have the 1150 amphibs.or if you seal off the wheel holes and remove the gear you would end up with about 1250- 1300 floation per float , which would work well up to about 1500 gross, it appears to me that you are set at 6.5-7.0 incidence , I have the custom spacers left over from my first 701 which reduces the angle to apx.3.5 degrees if you would like , it makes the 701 faster but still gets off very short as in my float video, good luck with your project ...BOB 

Hi Bob,

I have a CH 701 and 1150 amphibious  floats ready to install. I just need to come up with a starting point

My fire wall forward is 230 lbs. I have the drawings  Fl-113and 7-G-3. Would you have a filled out W/B sheet or photos of attach points and aft CG from spar attached  point.

REGARDS, Ron Simonsen 

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Hey Buzz, very pretty! Do you have the owners manual or installation manual? Or does anyone out there have manuals or know where to get one?  I have the same floats but can't find a manual.

Thanks, Terry

Sorry Terry - all the logs, manuals, etc went with the plane

Hi Buz 

I am planning to add the 3 wheel floats like yours to my 701.

Can you give me the total height at the rudder top with your floats on pavement?

Thanks Much!

Tom Heiting

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